Hillsdale College is on a 400-acre campus in the small town setting of Hillsdale, Michigan.
Hillsdale College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Hillsdale College has fraternities and sororities.
Hillsdale College has the InterVarsity. In fact, more students participate in the InterVarsity than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Hillsdale College include College Republicans, Hillsdale College for Life, Young Americans for Freedom and 1844 Society.
Hillsdale College students' favorite campus events are Centralhallapalooza, President's Ball and Homecoming Spirit Week.
This table offers information on housing at Hillsdale College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||27%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,093|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,002|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||33%|
Hillsdale College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Hillsdale College students live off campus. In 2022, 27% of undergrads at Hillsdale College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 33% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hillsdale College. There are 1,093 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,525 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,002 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Hillsdale College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Hillsdale College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Hillsdale College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Hillsdale College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hillsdale College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Hillsdale College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Hillsdale College, take I-69, I-90 to Hillsdale, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan (DTW) airport.
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